Best Media Lists: Our Recommendations for Families

Need some fresh ideas for your next family movie night? In the market for apps and games that will entertain your kids and teach them a thing or two? Looking for a book to engage your reluctant reader? Our editors have hand-picked lists of their favorite titles in every category of media we cover -- movies, TV, books, music, websites, apps, and games (including learning ratings) -- to give you the information you need to make the best choices for your family. All of our picks are entertaining and rated to help you decide whether they're age-appropriate for your kids.
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Stay up to date on which books are climbing the charts.
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Multiplayer games and co-playing favorites for Switch gamers.
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These PlayStation titles are great for groups of all ages.
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Fun multiplayer games for iPhones, iPads, and Apple TVs.
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Get the scoop on all the latest releases.
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Bond and laugh with your kid with these fun shows.
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Take advantage of free access to a deep catalog of books to listen to.
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Warm messages of reassurance in uncertain times.
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Enjoy titles on Google's gaming platform for free during the coronavirus lockdown.
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Watch the same movies and videos together from different devices.
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Fantastic tools that track kids' learning, not their data.
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See which of these short-form video series are best for your kids.
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No need for internet to use these great learning apps.
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Few stories are as powerful as true ones.
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We'd like to thank the Academy for this year's great nominees.
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We keep track of the chart-topping apps.
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Your teen's favorite reads -- now in paperback.
Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid: Rowley Jefferson's Journal Book Poster Image
Revisit these fun, heartwarming reads for kids and tweens.
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Look back at the games teens loved in 2019.
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Revisit your favorite kid-friendly games from the past.